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SAGE and Alexander Street Press Collection Selected as a 2008 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

January 13, 2009

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, and Washington DC (January 13, 2009)—SAGE and Alexander Street Press’s Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works has been honored as a 2008 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title.

It was chosen from among the 7,000+ titles reviewed in CHOICE each year for its excellence in scholarship, presentation, and the significance of its contribution to its field. The prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by CHOICE and brings with it extraordinary recognition in the academic library community.

“This is a great resource,” said the CHOICE reviewer C. L. Hebblethwaite about Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works. “It pulls together in one place literature that may already be in many research libraries, but it also includes unique primary literature not easily accessed.”

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works is a unique research and training resource for psychologists, social workers, counselors, therapists, and students of mental health and the social sciences. It contains over 2,000 transcripts of actual therapy sessions and major reference works, including non-fiction, first-person diaries, letters, autobiographies, oral histories, and personal memoirs, many of which has been made anonymous to protect patient privacy. The content has been thoroughly indexed, enabling researchers to find materials by diagnosis, symptoms, or patient demographics.

“SAGE and Alexander Street Press have continued to develop and enhance this product since its initial launch, adding additional content and user-friendly features based on feedback from faculty, students, librarians, and professionals,” said Stephen Rhind-Tutt, Alexander Street Press President. “We’re very pleased to be included in the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title list this year, something that acknowledges the excellence of this content and the research experience that comes with it.”


SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine. SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC.

Since 2000, Alexander Street Press has been bringing together the skills of traditional publishing, librarianship, and software development to create large-scale quality electronic collections in the humanities and social sciences. Today, Alexander Street Press offers more than 25 collections totaling many millions of pages, providing unique resources for scholarship.

CHOICE is a monthly publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. More than 35,000 academic librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on the reviews in CHOICE magazine and CHOICE Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research. CHOICE reaches almost every undergraduate college and university library in the United States.

For More Information Contact:

Meg Keller
Director of Marketing, Alexander Street Press
mkeller [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com (mkeller [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com)
703.212.8520 x 116

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